Ali Bader was born in Baghdad, where he studied Western
Philosophy and Foreign Literature, and now lives in Brussels.
To date, he has published thirteen novels, several works of
non-fiction, film scripts and plays, as well as two collections of
poetry. He has also worked as a war correspondent covering
the Middle East. His best-known novels include Papa Sartre,
The Tobacco Keeper, Running After Wolves, and The Sinful Woman,
all of which have won awards. He has written about art,
politics and philosophy for many Arab newspapers and
Anthologies featuring Ali Bader
Iraq + 100 poses a question to ten Iraqi writers: what might your country look like in the year 2103 – a century after the disastrous American- and British-led invasion, and 87 years down the line from its current, nightmarish battle for survival?